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Bug#389516: Supported hardware chapter for installation manual



On Wednesday 27 December 2006 22:12, Geert Stappers wrote:
> in bugreport #305230 is this text
>
> | > What memory configuration do you have?  What CPU speed?  If 4
> | > sticks, try removing 2.  If 2, try moving to the other pair of
> | > slots.  (Mine had 4x32M, d-i worked with 2x32M in slots closest to
> | > disk.  After install the system booted fine with all 4 sticks.)
> |
> | Thanks a lot.  I have performed (with David, the initial submitter)
> | two new attempts, on Ultra 5 and Ultra 10 both with 384 MB of RAM (2
> | x 64 + 2 x 128).
> |
> | The bug does occur in these configuration in both cases with default
> | RC3 kernel 2.4.
> |
> | Your workaround (removing the 2 x 64 MB sticks) worked both times.
>
> Which means that memory gap is a danger to more recent SUN hardware.

Yes, but that was also _Sarge_ RC3 with a *2.4* kernel. If there's no 
evidence that this is still a problem with current kernels, I'm inclined 
to agree with Jurij.

Cheers,
FJP

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